Lady Railsplitters Handle North Greenville In Straight Sets
October 6, 2010
HARROGATE, TN -- The Lincoln Memorial volleyball team defeated the Crusaders of North Greenville 3-0 Wednesday evening in the Mary E. Mars Gym. With the win, the Lady Railsplitters move their record to 12-3 on the season.
The first set highlighted an impressive offensive display from Lincoln Memorial, a theme which would last throughout the entirety of the match. The Lady Railsplitters jumped out to an 8-4 lead which they would never relinquish. Six different players recorded a kill in the set as they would go on to a 25-15 win.
In the second set, Lincoln Memorial jumped out to an 18-11 lead using the strength of their offensive play. That deficit was upheld until the conclusion of the set, as the Lady Railsplitters won the set, 25-18.
The third set saw Lincoln Memorial forced into a battle. The Lady Railsplitters were facing a 14-10 deficit when they shot back into the set. Following a tie at 20-20, LMU rallied off four consecutive points to essentially finish the match. The Lady Railsplitters concluded the set with a 25-21 victory.
Lauren Kiwacka led the Lady Railsplitters in kills (9) and assists (20). Brittany Pugh added in 19 assists. Chelsea Ferron picked up a career-high 19 digs and Kristen Cantrell had 11.
NGU was led by Rebekah Mayes' 11 kills. Abigail Frame had 20 assists.
LMU will resume action on October 9th as they hit the road to take on non-conference opponent Lander. First serve is set for 2 p.m.
Lincoln Memorial def. North Greenville 25-15,25-18,25-21
North Greenville (11-11)
(Kills-aces-blocks) - Rebekah Mayes 11-0-2; Kaitlyn Pierce 8-0-3; Anjelica Wilcox 6-0-1; Abigail Frame 2-1-2; Stephanie Fincher 2-0-0; Lacey Gardner 1-0-2; Melissa Ragsdale 1-0-0; Lauren Hawkins 0-0-1; Totals 31-1-6.0.
(Assists) - Abigail Frame 20.
(Dig leaders) - Rebekah Mayes 8; Jenna McKinnely 8; Melissa Ragsdale 8
Lincoln Memorial (12-3)
(Kills-aces-blocks) - Lauren Kiwacka 9-0-3; Ashley Knight 8-2-1; Kaitlin Walton 7-2-0; Kaitlin Posnak 6-0-1; Jenice Wilson 5-0-3; Candace Richardson 4-2-0; Jennifer Drumm 4-0-1; Brittany Pugh 1-0-0; Blaire Fowler 0-0-1; Kristen Cantrell 0-1-0; Chelsea Ferron 0-1-0; Totals 44-8-5.0.
(Assists) - Lauren Kiwacka 20; Brittany Pugh 19.
(Dig leaders) - Chelsea Ferron 19; Kristen Cantrell 11
Site: Harrogate, TN (Mars Gym)
Date: Oct 06, 2010 Attend: 125 Time: 1:10
Referees: Denise Penzkofer, Moti Benami